Firm Profile > Lassen Ricard > Copenhagen, Denmark

Lassen Ricard
AMALIEGADE 31
1256 COPENHAGEN K
Denmark

Media and entertainment Tier 1

Lassen Ricard advises foreign and domestic radio and television channels as well as webcasters on the drafting and negotiation of licence agreements to enable broadcasting, and the provision of on-demand online streaming services on devices such as TV sets, smartphones, tablets and PCs. Steen Lassen and Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup advise broadcasters on contracts with TV distributors relating to retransmission and linear distribution. Henrik Schütze and practice head Peter Lambert are experienced in representing clients in litigation related to media liability, equitable remuneration, media’s freedom of expression and privacy protection.

Testimonials

‘To-the-point advice and strong IP skills.’

‘The team is always helpful and knowledgeable.’

‘Steen Lassen is extremely knowledgeable, solution-oriented, has vast experience and is always well-prepared and diligent.’

Key clients

DR

TV 2 Denmark

SVT

TV4

NRK

TV 2 Norway

ARD

NDR

WDR

ZDF

RTL

VG Media rep. Sat1 and Pro7

And many other broadcasters

Radio24syv

Discovery

Warner Bros. International Television

Energy Tier 3

Lassen Ricard advises on offshore matters related to the production and sale of gas and is a key contact for clients involved in the offshore wind business. The practice is also experienced in onshore matters including geothermal drilling projects. Practice head Henrik Schütze regularly handles issues arising from the production and sale of gas including regulatory and liability matters and also acts on heating and geothermal energy work; the team also assists managers of drilling companies with regulatory obligations.

Testimonials

This practice is unique because it is part of a highly competent law firm and at the same time understands the business we are in

Henrik Schütze is extremely competent, sharp, a strategic and tactical thinker – systematic, has the ability to understand complex technical subjects, has a sense of urgency

Key clients

Ross DK A/S

APRISIDE  ApS

Geotermisk Operatørselskab ApS

EU and competition Tier 3

Lassen Ricard's EU law and competition expertise in notably strong in the intellectual property, media and entertainment arenas, particularly in matters involving copyright issues. Other areas of expertise include handling the licensing of media rights to competitors and tax-related competition work. Team leader Henrik Schütze acts on contentious and non-contentious mandates for a client list including public service broadcasters and energy companies.

Key clients

DR

TV 2 Denmark

SVT

TV4

NRK

TV 2 Norway

ARD

NDR

WDR

ZDF

RTL

VG Media rep. Sat1 and Pro7

Radio24syv

Fakro A/S

Intellectual property Tier 3

Headed by Peter Lambert, Lassen Ricard assists radio and television broadcasters, third party TV distributors and online services on intellectual property rights in connection with the reception and copying of content on smartphone, tablets and PC devices. The practice also represents in contentious court proceedings regarding intellectual property rights. Name partner Steen Lassen is experienced in the drafting and negotiation of copyright agreements.

Key clients

DR

TV 2 Denmark

SVT

TV 4

NRK

TV 2 Norway

ARD

NDR

WDR

ZDF

RTL

VG Media rep. Sat1 and Pro7

And many other broadcasters

Radio24syv

Dispute resolution Tier 4

At Lassen Ricard, practice head Peter Lambert regularly assists with label litigation and cases regarding privacy protection. The practice is also experienced in disputes regarding the media’s freedom of expression, consumer fraud claims, construction disputes and court proceedings concerning IP rights. Clients include TV and radio broadcasters and companies in the energy sector.

Key clients

Bladt Industries A/S

DR

The firm: Lassen Ricard is known for its professionalism, integrity and high ethical standards – the firm’s client list speaks for itself. The firm represents companies from around the world, and enjoys close, non-exclusive working partnerships with leading international law firms. The personal relationship between client and attorney – or group of attorneys – is paramount to Lassen Ricard. The clients’ strong, enduring trust in the firm and the firm’s knowledge of client culture enable Lassen Ricard to resolve the client’s problems in an efficient partnership with the client’s legal department and company management. The firm handles a wide range of assignments, and providing quality service is the firm’s ultimate mission. In addition to legal degrees from Danish universities, several of the firm’s attorneys hold degrees from foreign universities, such as Harvard Law School, University of Chicago Law School, City of London College, George Washington University Law School and Stanford University Law School. The attorneys of Lassen Ricard are authorised to appear before all Danish courts, including the Danish Supreme Court. They have extensive experience pleading before arbitral tribunals and also act as judges in arbitration tribunals. In addition, the firm has experience in pleading before the European Court of justice.

Areas of practice: Lassen Ricard covers many areas, and the firm has a broad basis of expertise; from corporate mergers and acquisitions, energy law, finance law and participating in the government investigation into the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority, to organising cable TV retransmission in the Nordic region and assisting the Danish prime minister with a commission inquiry.

The firm is a Scandinavian leader in intellectual property and media law. The firm has specialised expertise in mergers and acquisitions and in competition law. The firm is also involved in numerous entrepreneurial initiatives.

The firm takes part in court and arbitration proceedings regularly, either as counsel to one of the parties or as arbitrators.

Representative clients include: Agfa; Bayer; Coop; Copenhagen Airport A/S; Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners; the Danish Cultural Institute; the Danish Tech Challenge (Scion-DTU); Edrington; jem & fix; Gorenje; Guardian; Harald Nyborg; the Hirschsprung Collection; the Holck-Larsen Foundation; Knud Holscher Design; Koldinghus Museum; L&T Infotech; Leapcraft; Mads Nørgaard Copenhagen; Microsoft; MOE; Nobel Biocare; Norconsult; Panasonic; the Danish Parliament; Radio24syv; Ross Engineering A/S; Rottapharm|Madaus; Seiko; Skylark; the Danish Society for Nature Conservation; the Sport-goods Foundation; Statistics Denmark; Unilever; Warner Brothers; Zetland; Zimmer Biomet; The Union of Broadcasting Organisations (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Estonia); ARD; BBC; Discovery; DR (the Danish Broadcasting Corporation); MTV; NRK; Rai ; SVT; TV 2|Danmark; TV2 Norway; Yle; and ZDF.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance
Capital markets
Company law and directorships
Dispute resolution
Energy
Environment
EU and competition
Information technology
Intellectual property
Media and entertainment
Mergers and acquisitions
Ownership transition
Real estate and construction
Telecommunications
Trusts
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Terese Foged  photo Ms Terese Foged
Mr Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen  photo Mr Jørgen Bek Weiss Hansen
Mr Peter Lambert photo Mr Peter Lambert
Mr Steen Lassen  photo Mr Steen Lassen
Ms Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup  photo Ms Kristina Blichfeldt Lautrup
Ms Ann Grew Pfeiffer  photo Ms Ann Grew Pfeiffer
Mr Henrik Schütze  photo Mr Henrik Schütze
Number of lawyers : 20
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